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 Eleanor Love <I>Selden</I> Washington

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Eleanor Love Selden Washington

  • Birth 12 Apr 1824 Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 9 Oct 1860 Marshall, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 6045746

Wife of Colonel John Augustine Washington. Eleanor married John in 1843 and they lived together at Mount Vernon until 1860. They were the last private owners of the great president's home. The national landmark was sold to the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Restoration began immediately and the estate was opened to the public.



  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 24 Dec 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6045746
  • Vinnie1990
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Love Selden Washington (12 Apr 1824–9 Oct 1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6045746, citing Zion Episcopal Churchyard, Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .